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by Haley Mlotek Hello! I'm Haley, the third editor of The Hairpin. Today is my first "official" day, but since it's a holiday, I'm just posting my introduction, Jazmine's introduction, and then going back to bed. We – and by that I mean...Show More Summary
by Jazmine Hughes Hey young world: I’m Jazmine, your new contributing editor. I’m a Scorpio, an ESTJ, and a Liz Lemon specifically in the scene where she shuts down someone trying to give out food recommendations over hers, but otherwise...Show More Summary
by The Hairpin Sponsors Happy Women’s Equality Day! The passage of the 19th Amendment on this day in 1920 granted women the right to vote, a seminal moment in the Women’s Rights Movement. Today is an opportunity to celebrate the women...Show More Summary
If you have a blog, you’ve probably fielded suggestions from your relatives about what you should write, who you should write about and what personal issues you should address in your posts. At The Hairpin, Michelle Markowitz shares a conversation with her mother on the subject.
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Heard of Red Bull’s latest competition, Global Rallycross? It’s a series of races between 2,500-pound souped-up rally cars over 70-foot jumps and hairpin turns in parking lots and concrete mazes all over the world. And this year they have a woman driver.
by The Hairpin Good morning! As we begin our initial descent toward the Unofficial End of Summer—the season that suddenly feels like it never really got started, and now you're telling me it's almost over?—we're going to spend the week looking back at a few of our favorite Personal Bests. Show More Summary
by Chloe Angyal Welcome back to the Hairpin Rom Com Club! It’s just like a book club, but you don’t have to go easy on the white wine if you don’t want to. This week’s movie is one that many, many people cite as one of their all-time favorites: My Best Friend’s Wedding. Show More Summary
by Matthew J.X. Malady People drop things on the Internet and run all the time. So we have to ask. In this edition, comedy writer (and interim Hairpin editor!) Michelle Markowitz tells us more about contemporary dating communications etiquette. Swingers, 2014. Show More Summary
by Matt Buchanan Please join us in saying hello and welcome to the new editor of The Hairpin, Haley Mlotek, who you may remember around these parts for advocating for Showgirls, the end of Vogue, and manifestos that demand the death of all men. Even though she is Canadian. Hi Haley! 0 Comments The post Website Editor Named appeared first on The Awl.
by Alex Balk and Choire Sicha Some news—but first, some background! Let's reel it all the way back. Hey. Where are we? The Hairpin is an independent website that is run by women, that delivers writing and other kinds of work to the world by women (and some men), and is read by women (and some men). Show More Summary
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Shutter speed 1/200, aperture F/14, focal length 200mm. A little fire from the exhaust can certainly add interest. This race car provided it at the same point—entering the Andretti hairpin at Laguna Seca—on each lap, so there was time to realize that and wait for the right moment to get a shot featuring the burst […]
First Look Media Matt Taibbi announced two hires for his yet-unnamed magazine Tuesday: Laura Dawn, executive director of multimedia and Edith Zimmerman, who will be a senior writer. Edith Zimmerman founded The Hairpin. She has also written...Show More Summary
by Michelle Markowitz Hairpin pal and pie-maker Ann Friedman has a great piece in The Cut this morning, The Power of 29: An Ode to Being Almost 30. Garfunkel and Oates have already covered the joys of being 29 ("I'm at the top of myShow More Summary
by The Hairpin Sponsors One out of four women in the US will be assaulted or abused by a partner. Sixty percent of those domestic abuse cases are never reported. In 2010, 39 percent of U.S. female homicide victims were killed by an intimate partner. Show More Summary
by Jia Tolentino Via Hairpin pal Rebecca Greenfield, here's something fascinating at the Oxford Dictionaries blog about "-core": According to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), in the 19th century hardcore referred to rugged material suitable for use in applications such as the foundations of roads. Show More Summary
by The Hairpin Sponsors Brought to you by RumChata Did you used to dream about going to Time Square for a taping of TRL? Do you miss frosted tips, platinum blond perms, and braided ponytails? Ever lost a friend arguing about Justin versus...Show More Summary
by Chloe Angyal Welcome back to the Hairpin Rom Com Club. It’s just like a book club, except the only thing you’re required to read is the opening credits. This week’s movie is Hitch, the 2005 Will Smith vehicle about Alex Hitchens,Show More Summary